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Matthew Ralphard Cole
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Birth: Jan. 26, 1825
Spencer
Owen County
Indiana, USA
Death: Oct. 10, 1887

from Boone Reporter 26 Oct 1887

Son of William and Nancy (Luther) Cole. He married Matilda Bass 15 Mar 1849 in Owen Co., Indiana. They were the parents of Polly S., John Wesley, Nancy Carolyn, Rachel A., David A., Hannah, William R., Charlotta, Guy Wilson, and an infant son.

This birth date is from his tombstone. According to other information, his birthdate has also been given as 30 December 1824, and as 26 January 1824, the date given in the history of Boone County, Iowa. This history states that he was born in Eastern Tennessee. His parents brought him to Clay County when he was a child. 
 
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 Parents:
  William Cole (1782 - 1835)
  Nancy Luther Cole (1784 - 1836)
 
 Spouse:
  Matilda Bass Cole (1824 - 1905)*
 
 Children:
  John W. Cole (1852 - 1887)*
  Nancy Carolyn Cole Gates (1853 - 1919)*
  Rachel A Cole (1856 - 1859)*
  David Cole (1857 - 1925)*
  Hannah Cole (1860 - 1861)*
  William R. Cole (1862 - 1871)*
  Infant Cole (1865 - 1865)*
  Charlotte Cole (1868 - 1887)*
 
 Sibling:
  Rachel Cole Lewis*
  Matthew Ralphard Cole (1825 - 1887)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mineral Ridge Cemetery
Ridgeport
Boone County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: Burt
Record added: Nov 11, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 22836055
Matthew Ralphard Cole
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Matthew Ralphard Cole
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Matthew Ralphard Cole
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- Jeannie
 Added: Oct. 5, 2012

- Jeannie
 Added: May. 27, 2012
Life is just a stopping place, a pause in what's to be. A resting place along the road to sweet eternity.We all have different journeys different paths along the way. We all were meant to learn some things but never meant to stay. GODSPEED//REST WELL
- Jeannie
 Added: May. 13, 2011
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